The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Support in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 79 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 10 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.82% - 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% - 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 10
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£256 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 - £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £250
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +20.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £19.17 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +6.50%
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1129 937 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.47% 94.74% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 578 475
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 42
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Support across the Leeds region.

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Applications Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support across the Leeds region.

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title.

1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
3 3 (23.08%) SSL
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
4 2 (15.38%) Remedy
4 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) CMMI
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (15.38%) Apache
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) MySQL
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) SSH
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) BPCS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SSL
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) SSH
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) PuTTY
3 1 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) Regular Expression
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) EDI
2 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Smartcard
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 2 (15.38%) CentOS
5 1 (7.69%) Debian
5 1 (7.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) ERP
2 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
2 2 (15.38%) Time Management
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) CMMI
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) E-business
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (15.38%) HIPAA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.69%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Remedy
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Imperva
3 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Informatica
3 1 (7.69%) Epicor
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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Eden Lea
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago